A Peritoneal Dialysis Regimen Low in Glucose and Glucose Degradation Products Results in Increased Cancer Antigen 125 and Peritoneal Activation
Peritoneal Dialysis International, 05/30/2012
le Poole CY et al. – Study results indicate preservation of the mesothelium and increased peritoneal activation during Nutrineal×1, Extraneal×1, and Physioneal×2 treatment. Whether the increase in vascular endothelial growth factor reflects an increase in mesothelial cell mass or whether it points to another, undesirable mechanism cannot be determined from the present study.